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Address: Near Tuyen Lam Lake, Dalat 61000, Vietnam
Description: This popular working religious complex, completed in 1994, includes a...
This popular working religious complex, completed in 1994, includes a shrine and a monastery.
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An impressive place, great few hours trip

The trip to Truc Lam gives you a taste of: 1. Nature while going to see the amazing artificial Lake and walking around at the all surrounding of the Pagoda / Monastery. 2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It's cost 70,000 dong for a return trip on the cable cart. It wasn't overly busy when I went in the morning, however I was surrounded by a few self entitled vietnamese families trying to push in line. That put the entire experience off for me. Not to mention the same vietnamese families walking in front of people trying to... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The trip to Truc Lam gives you a taste of: 1. Nature while going to see the amazing artificial Lake and walking around at the all surrounding of the Pagoda / Monastery. 2. Religious, seeing the impressive complex of the Pagoda and around it. 3. Cable ride thru above the pine forest 4. A great city view. A great few... More 

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Take away the hordes of tourists, including my partner and I, and Truc Lam would be the most tranquil area I've visited in Vietnam so far. There's quite an impressive display of flowers etc etc with most plants having name tags. Second to that, the cable car ride to the pagoda offers excellent views into the surrounding areas and right... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

taking u to amazing views of the countryside, at the end u get to to meditation pagoda Nice place with views of the lake , just great. U can take the cable car from its two edges stations, from the meditation pagoda it takes By taxi 5$ ( no meter). U can take the cable car two ways it costs... More 

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Christchurch
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place is stunning, it is not a tourist attraction, it is a holy place that you are permitted to enter. The gardens are stunning and you see monks working in the fabulous gardens. The have picnic areas and the views of the dam are spectacular. The walk down to the lake is great and it looks like there have... More 

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Recommended place if you are in the city. You can bike there or take a cab. They have a huge pagoda at this place and a lake which has a lots of activity for tourists.

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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192 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This place is well worth a visit. You can access it by cable car or ride a motor bike to reach it, there is parking at the bottom. The gardens are gorgeous full of flowers. Two big bells are worth a look along with the three temples. One section of it is forbidden for entry but it seems to be... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Truc lam has beautiful pagoda with the surroundings to match, well worth a visit. Also across the road is a cable car which is fantastic the views really are something else.

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Moscow, Russia
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71 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

holy place. quiet and beautiful. beautiful buildings, beautiful garden, pines, lake... you can bring some food with you and have a picnic near the lake after visiting Truc Lam or drink vietnam coffee in small cafe. remember, that you should be with covered shoulders and khees on the territory of Truc Lam.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a lovely morning here. A great retreat from the rush of the city of Dalat. The monastery and gardens is a beautiful place for a wander and some reflection on a world so completely different to my Australian world. The gardens where serene and the cable car ride was a grat way to see some of the countryside... More 

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